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Scottsdale church announces holiday events

As Christmas approaches, Desert Hills Presbyterian Church will celebrate the season with a variety of holiday-themed events this December. From a festive and interactive choir performance to events …

Cold Beers Cares kicks off season of giving with Home2First Foundation

Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers and Cold Beers Cares begins the season of giving by encouraging patrons to donate to Home2First Foundation, using the link OurMayBerry.com/donate-to/236, and …

Scottsdale Recovery Center launches new programs

Scottsdale Recovery Center has launched several new programs and services for clients in recovery, their families and staff members. Since Oct. 14, from 10 a.m. to noon., and every Saturday …

Sophia Scaccia joins Weichert, Realtors Scottsdale office

Weichert, Realtors - Civic Center announces Sophia Scaccia has joined its Scottsdale office, 4414 N. Civic Center Plaza, suite 100. Weichert, Realtors - Civic Center is an independently owned …

Holiday food drive accepting donations here in Scottsdale

MAD Greens, the Colorado-born brand, is hosting a holiday food drive in Scottsdale.


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Scottsdale Community College Dance program presents concert

The Scottsdale Community College Dance Program presents Images in Motion, a dance concert performed by SCC’s two resident companies and guests, 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, and Saturday, Dec. 9, at …

Jack Alves performs holiday shows in Scottsdale

Jack Alves is performing a holiday show 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 10 and 24 at Belle's Nashville Kitchen, 7212 E. Main St., in Old Town Scottsdale. Seasonal favorites will be played on a 6 and 12 …

Arizona’s other watershed

Much attention has been given to the future of the Colorado River water supply, which has been in historic shortage in recent years. However, the Valley’s other main water supply on the Salt …
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The Thumb in Scottsdale featured on ‘Triple D Nation’

Centrally located at the entrance of WestWorld of Scottsdale, The Thumb BBQ & Gas Station welcomes fans of Barrett Jackson, horse shows, sports and over the last 10 years, fans of “Diners, …

Scottsdale’s Franciscan Renewal Center receives grant for mental health initiative

The Franciscan Renewal Center, 5802 E. Lincoln Drive, recently received a grant from The Diane & Bruce Halle Foundation to support the Mental Health Ministry Initiative for five years and …

Remembering the reason for the season can save money during the holidays

Remembering the reason for the season isn’t just something grumpy people say around the holidays, it’s also the key to staying out of credit card debt, according to Rachel Caballero, …

EPA to publish aircraft lead emission regulations, Maricopa County top emitter

EPA's Oct. 18 determination highlighting the public health and environmental damage caused by lead emissions from aircraft engines brings Maricopa County’s nation-leading position in …

Scottsdale-based homebuilder opens project in Fountain Hills

KLMR Homes, a Scottsdale-based homebuilder, has opened its first project – Bellos at The Summit in Fountain Hills. The first two homes are now available for tours. Bellos at The Summit …
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Bratcher: Concerns about the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

Please stop the impending 3.4% cut to Medicare providers in 2024 that the CMS finalized in the 2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule final rule. CMS acknowledges in the rule that due to budget …
Dawn Cartier (Submitted photo)

Cartier: Congress needs to repeal harmful R&D tax mandate

A recent change in our tax code has left Arizona small businesses grappling with debilitating tax burdens, jeopardizing their ability to innovate and serve their clients effectively. I should …
Donna W. Lewis (Submitted photo)

Lewis: Scottsdale Schools get it right

Having lived in Scottsdale for the last 20 years (both in the Cave Creek area, and in the Scottsdale Unified School District) I was so proud of our school district’s successful passage of the …
From making contributions to Boy Scouts of America to animal shelters, medical research and beyond, there are plenty of ways to take part in Giving Tuesday. (Submitted photo)

Make an impact this Giving Tuesday, November 28

Whether it’s your favorite animal rescue, food bank or children and family services organization, everyone has a charitable cause close to their hearts. This Giving Tuesday is a perfect time to …
Betty Janik (Submitted image)

Janik: I am thankful for the people of Scottsdale

This is the perfect time of year to reflect on all the things for which we are grateful. I am grateful for the wonderful staff, hundreds of dedicated volunteers and our thoughtful citizens. We …
Scott Appelman (Submitted photo)

Appelman: Scottsdale is a playground for outdoor enthusiasts

Nestled in the heart of the Sonoran Desert, Scottsdale offers a breathtaking canvas for outdoor enthusiasts. Known for its stunning desert landscapes, vibrant flora and fauna, and an array of …
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BBB launches JROTC scholarship throughout Maricopa County

In its sixth year, Better Business Bureau Serving the Pacific Southwest has partnered with Salt River Project to launch the BBB Ethical Cadet Scholarship.
Scottsdale Community College is hosting Human Trafficking Awareness Week Nov. 14-16 to educate the public, especially students and educators, about the signs, consequences and different forms of human trafficking. 

Scottsdale Community College hosts Human Trafficking Awareness Week

Scottsdale Community College is hosting Human Trafficking Awareness Week Nov. 14-16, to educate the public, especially students and educators, about the signs, consequences and different forms of …
Scottsdale-based Fiesta Bowl Charities continues to honor Arizona's educators by awarding a total of $1.25 million to 500 teachers statewide, including six teachers in Scottsdale, through the Palo Verde Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teachers program.

Six Scottsdale teachers receive grants

In its annual tradition to honor, support and celebrate Arizona’s educators, Fiesta Bowl Charities has granted 500 teachers – including six Scottsdale teachers – with $2,500 each …
Horizon junior outside hitter Teraya Sigler prepares to serve during the 5A girls volleyball final Nov. 11 in Phoenix. Sigler led all players with 30 kills and 29 digs as Horizon just scraped by Millennium in five sets.

Horizon powers by Millennium in epic 5A volleyball final

PHOENIX - It looked like Millennium had finally worn Horizon out, winning the third and fourth sets  of a high level 5A volleyball final 25-10 and 25-17. Then the Tigers stormed out to  a 7-3 lead. But the Huskies had one last rally in them. And they had junior outside hitter Teraya Sigler.
Ten seniors at Notre Dame Prep participated in the NCAA National Signing Day ceremony Nov. 8 at the North Scottsdale Catholic High School.

Scottsdale student-athletes sign NCAA letters of intent

Notre Dame Preparatory High School, 9701 E. Bell Road, celebrated NCAA National Signing Day with ten seniors officially committing to take their talents to the collegiate level. The following …
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Rotating exhibitions at Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West feature hundreds of Western artworks, rare historical objects and cultural treasures on loan from some of the world’s foremost collectors and institutions.

Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West announces new hours

Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West, 3830 N. Marshall Way, is expanding its hours for the upcoming season. The museum, recently named the #1 Western Museum in the United States …
Pictured in back are Olivia Feldman as Angie Dickenson, Charlie Hall as Barry Glickman, Nora Palermo as Dee Dee Allen and Declan Skaggs as Trent Oliver; in front are Hailey Laidigas as Emma Nolan and Sydney Hassler as Alyssa Greene.

Greasepaint presents ‘The Prom’ in Scottsdale

Greasepaint Youtheatre will present “The Prom” Dec. 8-17 at the historic Stagebrush Theatre, 7020 E. 2nd St. Four eccentric Broadway stars are in desperate need of a new stage. So, …
More than 35 participating SGA member galleries will be in the festive spirit in honor of the Scottsdazzle ArtWalk.

Scottsdale Gallery Association announces Scottsdazzle-themed ArtWalk

The Scottsdale Gallery Association hosts a spirited Gold Palette ArtWalk with a Scottsdazzle spin 6:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, throughout the Scottsdale Arts District — along Main Street from …
“Nuncrackers: The Nunsense Christmas Musical” begins Dec. 8. Some of the cast include, standing from left, Kathi Osborne, Val Stasik, Lacey Dixon, Alex Palmatier and Jeffrey Middleton. Seated from left is Jay Melberg and Autumn Morgan. (Submitted by Fountain Hills Theater)

Fountain Hills Theater presents ‘Nuncrackers: The Nunsense Christmas Musical’

Fountain Hills Theater presents “Nuncrackers: The Nunsense Christmas Musical.” “Nuncrackers: The Nunsense Christmas Musical” is the first “TV Special” taped …
The Scottsdale Symphonic Orchestra

Scottsdale Symphonic Orchestra hosts ‘Holiday Cheer!’

The Scottsdale Symphonic Orchestra will present its first holiday performance, “Holiday Cheer!” 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. 2nd St., …
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